News Archive

  • May 30, 2019

    Folkestone Coastal 10K 2019 Enjoys Excellent Turnout

    Over 700 runners took part in the 8th Folkestone Coastal 10K run on Sunday 26 May. Decent weather over the bank holiday weekend also encouraged plenty of , spectators who lined the route, contributing to make a great atmosphere. Runners took… Read More

  • May 23, 2018

    Bank Holiday Runners Raising Money for Charity

    This year’s Folkestone Coastal 10K takes place on Sunday 27th May (during the bank holiday weekend). The event has become a regular fixture and promises to be a great success again, with advance registrations much higher than in previous years…. Read More

  • December 20, 2017

    Folkestone Half Marathon Raises Over £44,000 for Good Causes

    Organisers of the Folkestone Rotary Half Marathon have confirmed that the grand total raised by runners in this year’s event is a magnificent £44,208. The main beneficiary this year will be Folkestone Rainbow Centre, which helps individuals and families in… Read More

  • September 27, 2017

    Great Weather Attracts Large Crowds for Folkestone Half Marathon

        The twelfth Folkestone Rotary Half Marathon took place on Sunday 24 September, and helped by stunning weather it attracted large crowds of spectators to cheer on nearly 750 runners. Since it was established in 2006, the race has… Read More

  • September 26, 2016

    11th Folkestone Rotary Half Marathon

    Over 500 runners took part in the 11th Folkestone Rotary Half Marathon on Sunday 25 September. It was a fantastic day for runners, spectators and marshals and the event succeeded in raising many thousands of pounds for local charities. The… Read More

  • May 11, 2016

    Hythe “Round the Houses” Supports Local Causes

    Hythe Rotary Club’s annual “Round the Houses” event returns this month offering an opportunity to support runners who are raising money for local charitable causes. This will be the 26th running of the races, which begin at 10am on Sunday… Read More

  • April 21, 2016

    Shepway Sports Trust Announces New Gold Elite Ambassador

    Olympic and GB athlete Jack Green has joined the ranks of the Shepway Sports Trust’s Gold Elite Ambassadors. Jack attended Saltwood Primary School and Brockhill Park School and joined Ashford Athletics Club at the age of nine. He has represented… Read More

  • March 24, 2016

    Sport for Young People During School Holidays

    School holidays are almost universally welcomed by children who can enjoy getting up late and having a break from the routine. They can pose a headache for parents, though, in that finding things for children to do can be a… Read More

  • March 9, 2016

    Planning Approval Granted For Folkestone’s New Urban Sports Centre

    A major new indoor facility, offering a range of challenging sports for Folkestone town centre, has been awarded planning approval by Shepway District Council. Following a series of public consultations in spring 2015, detailed proposals were developed by Guy Hollaway… Read More

  • December 17, 2015

    Shepway Boxer Will Appear at 02 Arena

      Folkestone boxer Josh Kennedy, a Gold Ambassador for Shepway Sports Trust, has been selected to box on the ‘undercard’ of David Haye’s comeback fight on 16th January at the O2 arena in front of 16,000 people. Josh turned professional… Read More